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Woman vomits at Pentagon causes Ebola scare

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October 18, 2014 Health issues

Philips improves health care with brand new solutions

In its dedication to a better, much more sustainable future as well as assisting people live a healthy life by means of innovations that can make care personalised and economical, Philips, comes with brand new health care solutions at its [...]

October 18, 2014 Health issues

Intervention fund – BOI merits10 companies, blacklists 24

The Bank of Industry has set up a hall of fame for Ten companies for paying their loans while putting 24 other defaulting firms on the black list. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Rasheed Olaoluwa, [...]

October 18, 2014 Economy

Nigeria gets deal with Boko Haram to help free Chibok girls

Over 200 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria around April will probably be set free in an agreement between the government and Boko Haram militants, as stated by the military. There will also be an immediate ceasefire between the jihadist group and [...]

October 18, 2014 General, Military

Rebels kill thirty people in East Congo, says official

Rebels crept to houses as well as attacked civilians, that kill at least 30 individuals across the town of Beni in eastern Congo, a local mayor reported Thursday. Members of the Allied Defense Forces attacked late Wednesday near the town [...]

October 17, 2014 General

Footage reveals Ebola-infected nurse bids goodbye to staff just before transfer

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October 17, 2014 Health issues

ATCON Wants Nigeria As Africa’s Investment Destination

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), make efforts in making sure Nigeria will become the preferred country of preference for Africa investment destination, targeted at driving technology development throughout Nigeria and also the rest of Africa. ATCON's efforts [...]

October 17, 2014 Economy

Rivers government puts N3bn into agriculture

The Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has declared the injection of N3 billion intended for small owner farmers within the state. The governor made the announcement at the 2014 World Food Day (WFD) celebration in Port Harcourt. Amaechi, represented by [...]

October 17, 2014 Agriculture, Economy

Foreign investors take N483bn from stock market

Foreign investors take N483bn from stock market- Foreign account investment goes out from the Nigerian Stock Exchange amounted to N482.91bn within the first 8 months of the year, information received from the Exchange revealed.According to the Exchange, the FPI outflows [...]

October 17, 2014 Economy

Banks to release loan for small businesses

The Central Bank of Nigeria Bankers Committee said on Thursday they are working to finalise the establishment of the modern collateral registry that will make sure that moveable assets were acknowledged by banks as collateral by the 2nd quarter of [...]

October 17, 2014 Economy, Finance

Navy confiscates 65,000 litres of petroleum products in Kogi

The Nigerian Navy Commodore, Shuwa Muhammed Thursday mentioned the Navy had impounded a 40-meter-length wooden boat dispatching about 65,000 liters of petrol products reportedly diesel or crude oil from bunkerers on the River Niger. He said the boat was discovered [...]

October 17, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas

Teacher gets life imprisonment sentence for raping 11-year-old pupil

A 35 years old teacher, Bright Asiruwa, was given a life imprisonment sentence by the High Court in Benin City for raping an 11-year-old student. Asiruwa had molested the primary school pupil in 2007, while he was a teacher at [...]

October 17, 2014 General

Tony Elumelu gives N1.5billion to homeless Nigerians

Tony Elumelu has declared a N1.5 billion contribution to the Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund, for areas and people who are affected by conflicts, dangers, as well as natural disasters. The money was donated to the fund from the Tony Elumelu [...]

October 17, 2014 Economy

FG starts building of 15 weigh bridges

The Federal Government has started the building of 15 weigh bridges at different locations along main arterial roads within the country. Among the areas to be affected include Ekiadolor and Sagamu along Benin-Ore-Sagamu, Onitsha-Enugu, Enugu-Port-Harcourt, Abuja-Kaduna, Kaduna-Kano, Onitsha-Asaba-Benin dual expressways. [...]

October 17, 2014 Economy

Italian Nurse Kills 38 Patients

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October 16, 2014 International

BlackBerry To Release Passport Smartphone Throughout South Africa

The Canadian telecommunications firm BlackBerry is scheduled to send out its brand new smartphone, Passport, throughout South Africa next month, it mentioned on Wednesday. The exclusively-created Passport is the fourth piece of equipment that the firm has launched in South [...]

October 16, 2014 Business, Economy, Telecomms

Equity Bank Provides Kenya’s First American Express Cards

Kenya’s Equity Bank as well as American Express have declared the start of the first American Express Cards throughout Kenya. The partnership gives Equity Bank the exclusive rights to issue American Express cards in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The bank [...]

October 16, 2014 Africa, Economy

FEC Grants N2.7bn for Abuja Roads

In an offer to rehabilitate several roads within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved Wednesday N2.7 billion to that effect. It equally approved the procurement of branded sports equipment for 981 primary schools across the [...]

October 16, 2014 Economy

Heritage Concludes Purchase of Enterprise Bank

There have been powerful indications Wednesday evening that in accordance with the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) terms for the purchase of Enterprise Bank Limited, Heritage Bank Limited paid out the outstanding 80 % of the N56 billion it offered for [...]

October 16, 2014 Economy

FBN Capital to Focus on Advantages of GDP Rebasing

FBN Capital Limited has decided plans to highlight how Nigeria can capitalise on the current gross domestic products (GDP) rebasing. In a statement yesterday, the company said the GDP rebasing has propelled Nigeria to the position of the largest economy [...]

October 16, 2014 Business, Economy

Transcorp to Launch Hotel in Port Harcourt

The Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc subsidiary Transcorp Hotels Plc yesterday declared the signing of an agreement along with Hilton Worldwide to create a 250 guestroom Hilton Hotels & Resorts-branded property throughout Port Harcourt. A statement explained that the Transcorp [...]

October 16, 2014 Business, Economy

59 Nigerian Soldiers Face Death Sentence for Refusing to Fight Boko Haram

In the solemn trial which started Wednesday, 59 Nigerian Army soldiers face the chance of getting death sentences after mutiny charges and rejection to combat Boko Haram terrorists within Borno State levelled towards them. The soldiers are part of the [...]

October 16, 2014 Military

St. Lucia, Colombia Ban Visitors From Ebola-Hit Countries, As Second Case Is Detected In US

On Wednesday, the Caribbean island of St. Lucia requested a ban on permitting people travelling from West African countries strike by the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak. Farther south, Colombia also declared the same ban later Wednesday. Kenny Anthony, the prime [...]

October 16, 2014 Health issues

Super Eagles sacked Keshi

Stephen Keshi on Wednesday was sacked by Nigeria's Super Eagles as a coach despite his side's 3-1 win over Sudan. Reports indicate that the Nigeria Football Federation terminated Keshi's contract in the early hours of Thursday morning. Shuaibu Amodu will take [...]

October 16, 2014 Sports

Lost British accent parrot returns after 4 years speaking Spanish

[cleveryoutube video=”bt65WUL6zYw” vidstyle=”1″ pic=”” afterpic=”” width=”” quality=”inherit” starttime=”” endtime=”” caption=”” showexpander=”off” alignment=”left” newser=”Nigel-British accent parrot returns home after 4 years, now speaks Spanish”] Darren Chick, the owner of the parrot named Nigel  says Nigel was a fantastic bird having a [...]

October 15, 2014 General

FG Tells BOI To Release MSME Intervention Funds Worth N220bn

President Goodluck Jonathan, the other day, in Lagos reaffirmed his desire to his administration to enhance micro small and medium entreprises (MSMEs) within the country according to his continuing transformation effort. The president said the initiative is aimed at achieving [...]

October 15, 2014 Economy

FCTA Builds Multi-billion Naira Shopping Center

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in the continuing effort to help make Abuja among the top 20 cities throughout the world is placed to build up a multi-billion naira ultra-modern shopping center in the middle of Garki District. According [...]

October 15, 2014 Economy

Boat Accident in Kano Kills 15 Teenagers

Misfortune hit yesterday in Kano State when a boat accident happened at Jobawa village within Garun Mallam Local Government Area, killing 15 teenagers mostly girls. The incident occurred when the boat carrying them to a village to buy cassava capsized [...]

October 15, 2014 General

Senate Promises to Pass 2015 Budget before 2014 Ends

The Senate the other day stated it would pass the 2015 Appropriation Bill before 2014 ends. The statement was made by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, while presiding over yesterday's plenary. Ekweremadu who said the parliament was expecting the 2014 [...]

October 15, 2014 Economy

FG to Acquire 3 Aircraft for Border Patrol from Czech Republic

Inspite of the frustration Nigeria has experienced trying to get military equipment from the United States plus some of the allies for the prosecution of the war towards Boko Haram within the North-east, the federal government mentioned the other day [...]

October 15, 2014 General